COP21

Job losses threatens the CSIR’s reputation

The council's climate change research could suffer from job cuts

EU to cut new car emissions by 37.5% by 2030

The targets will require new cars sold in 2030 to emit 37.5% less carbon dioxide on average compared to 2021 levels

Kikwete: Africa inherited poor education from colonial masters

Ex-Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has said improving the education system in Africa will replenish the continent’s skills gap.

Paris Agreement: World takes giant step towards tackling climate change

The world's most important climate change agreement will come into force on November 4, Ban Ki-moon announced this week.

El Niño is fading but monthly temperatures still reach record highs despite plans

​Earth blasts through more heat records, while research shows governments are not ambitious enough to stop catastrophic warming.

G7 nations to stop subsidising fossil fuels

The seven economies will stop propping up coal, gas and oil by 2025. But giant greenhouse gas emitters China and India haven’t made the pledge.

Oregano will cut cows’ wind and climate change

Famous for complementing Mediterranean and Mexican cooking, the herb could now be a key ingredient in lowering global greenhouse gas emissions.

2015 on track to be the warmest year on record

Data from the UK Meteorological Office shows that 2015 will surpass last year as the hottest year on record.

COP21 reached a weak deal

Paris talks failed the most vulnerable, but that failure could be fixed as the world’s governments have at least agreed to head in the same direction.

Climate-fragile countries need direct financial aid

If donors help states with which they have links rather than those most vulnerable to climate change, it will increase poverty and thus migration.

COP21 comes down to a lot of hot air

But developed nations can play a big role in finding cheaper ways to produce clean energy.

Africa will burn after timid talks at COP21

Hot air at the talks may mean our planet will still be 3°C hotter by the end of the century.

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories